Author Jan Hylen

Dr Jan Hylén specializes in strategic analysis and has completed research for UNESCO, the OECD, the European Union, and education organizations in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries. He has a background as Director of Research at the National Agency for Education and as a former Special Advisor to the Swedish Minister of Schools. Jan earned his Ph.D. in Political Science at Stockholm University and currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden.

Although the awareness that learning analytics offers a great potential and is an important technology for the future is on the rise in the school sector, it is still very rare to hear about schools actually implementing and using such technology. Therefore we are very happy to be able to present a case from a British school and a primary school to that. Ian Dewes, who is headteacher at Dunchurch Infant School and Nursery, describes how they are working with learning analytics in early years education. Jan Hylén ————————————————————————————————————– First, for those not familiar with my school’s context, a…